Julia Friedman

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Break dancing to ballet at Bahrain's annual arts festival

Bahrain has one of the most vibrant arts scenes in the Gulf. Each summer it puts on a summer festival in Manama, the country’s capital.<p>The annual Bahrain Summer Festival showcases some home grown talent as well as demonstrating a broad minded and eclectic attitude towards the arts.<p>Among the …

Last-Minute Discounts on New York Cooking Classes

Every week we spotlight a dozen cooking classes sold through our partner CourseHorse to take in the weeks ahead. Some of the most popular classes CourseHorse offers sell out way in advance, but cooking schools like the Institute of Culinary Education and the Brooklyn Kitchen are now offering deals …

Volunteers Clean Up Local Beaches

Redondo Beach volunteers on Coastal Cleanup Day pick up trash south of the Redondo Beach Pier.<p><i>Editor's note: This article was originally published</i> …

Marin Home Sales and Median Price Soar in July

Both the number of homes sold in Marin and the median price at which they sold jumped 24 percent in July.<p>The Marin real estate market continued to …

Pediatricians confirm enormous value of athletic trainers at high schools

Two weeks ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics' annual membership meeting in New Orleans featured a position statement, reported on in this space …

Freediving: breaching the surface of the body's capabilities

Freediving is a bit of an odd extreme sport. On the one hand, it's completely natural: humans have been diving with their breath held for thousands of years, be it for food, treasure or pleasure. And ask any swim teacher and they'll tell you that, as soon as a kid is comfortable in water, they'll …

Am I Overtraining for My Marathon?

Having trouble completing your workouts? Here's how to train smarter to avoid fatigue.<p><i>I'm running my first marathon since 1990, though I've been running consistently for nearly 30 years and ran two half-marathons last spring. For support, I've joined a local runner's group, and for our late fall</i> …

Marathons

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Power rankings: USD's new heights

It just makes sense for there to be great volleyball played in San Diego, right? Well, this year, the University of San Diego women's volleyball team …

Prospects provide predictions for WNBA

Asia Durr was in fifth grade when she started following her Dream.<p>That's when Durr, now a 5-foot-10 junior guard for St. Pius X (Atlanta) and the No. …

Basketball

Hundreds Attend Disney Parks Blog #NotSoScary Halloween Treat-Up at Magic Kingdom Park

Ghosts, princesses and even Disney villains were a few favorite costumes of the night as hundreds of Disney Parks Blog readers joined the fun at our …

Three Adorable Kittens Roll Around & Play in Plastic Hamster Balls

Eleven-week-old kittens Muffin, Bun Bun, and Ducky and their mother Tiger roll around and play in plastic hamster balls in this precious video.<p>video …

Cute

Disney to release ‘Toy Story in Space Play Set’ for Disney Infinity

Disney confirmed today it will launch its Toy Story in Space Play Set for the Disney Infinity toy-game platform debuting on Aug. 18.<p>At the Disney fan event D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., Disney revealed that the new play set will feature Toy Story characters Buzz, Jessie, and Woody. If you haven’t …

Mars Explorer Barbie doll makes the Red Planet pink

Wandering about in the aisles of the gift shop at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry a few days ago, one particular toy caught my eye. There, in the middle of the space-themed toy aisle, was a Barbie doll all kitted out in a space suit with bright pink highlights. Little did I realize I had …

Top 10 Casino Hotels in the World

If you enjoy gambling, why not stay where you can play? From Foxwoods in Connecticut to the Ibiza Gran Hotel off of the coast of Spain, take a trip with Lady Luck to one of GAYOT.com's Top 10 Casino Hotels.<p><b>USA</b><p><b>Atlantic City</b><p><b>Trump Taj Mahal</b><p>At this 51-story casino hotel, guests can enjoy an exclusive …

Magic Bus Provides a Pyschedelic "Hippie Tour" of San Francisco

It's hard to mistake the Magic Bus for any other vehicle that departs from San Francisco's touristy Union Square. The psychedelic colors that wind around the former school bus -- as well as the bubbles blowing out of the back -- make it perfectly clear that this is a ride back in time. To the …

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Why The iPhone Is Falling Behind

Apple haters, Android geeks and misinformed Wall Street analysts will tell you that Apple’s iPhone is falling behind because Apple can’t innovate anymore.<p>I don’t buy the Apple-doesn’t-innovate BS. Apple is super innovative, and their innovation is focused, disciplined and ultimately results in …